Mission Critical Automation Engineer

Mission Critical Automation Engineer

We are looking to hire great Automation engineers to help automate a new banking and e-commerce platform. Our client is a niche System Integrator that provides hosting services for Mission Critical environments. Their platform is mostly open-source based and highly automated with added orchestration layers.

The PAAS platform uses Chef, Cloudify, Terraform, CloudStack, AWS, and VMWare NSX (Nicira). For developing and integrating applications we use Jenkins, Redis, Celery, Python, AngularJS. Monitoring and measuring tools like Grafana, Splunk. A Mission Critical Engineer is expected to understand the rationale and concepts behind these technologies.

In the past years, they have started to get involved inside their clients business critical applications. This has lead them to evolve toward true software engineering, right now they are building a new bank, a payment service provider and an e-commerce platform. The development, CI/CD and integration is done using Jenkins, Redis, Celery, Python, AngularJS.

What do we look for?

We are currently looking for several configuration management / automation engineers with experience in Chef, Puppet, Ansible, Salt, CFengine or other CM suites. Preferably you have a solid understanding of Linux and broad knowledge of storage/networking/virtualization.

Above all we are especially interested in meeting people with a broad technical scope that understand the business behind the technology.

  • 5 yrs+ experience in similar position
  • Skills in Microsoft and/or Linux automation
  • Skills in Networking, Storage, Server, Virtualization, Security,
  • Automation tools like Chef/Puppet/Ansible/CfEngine/Cloudify
  • Scripting skills in Bash, Shell, Perl, Jenkins, Clojure, Java
  • Splunk, Grafana
  • Jenkins, Redis, Celery, Python, AngularJS
  • Great command of the English language

In terms of company culture – it’s as flat as can be. You are in direct touch with your 210 colleagues and the directors / owners of the company and you’re encouraged to be direct and honest in your communication. Discussions are won on intrinsic merit, not paygrade.

Customers are approached in much the same way. As partners with whom you can discuss in all openness and directness.

We are looking for a strongly motivated and stress resistant individual with an entrepreneurial mind-set and can-do attitude.

Women are especially encouraged to apply.

The team is highly international and we welcome applicants from inside and outside the EU to apply, as long as you have great command of the English language.

Renumeration is excellent and strongly above market. Then again, we look for great engineers.

Our client offers a great working environment with luxurious lunch and dinner arrangements.


Give us a call to learn more about the role, we are happy to explain more about the job. In the call we can decide to set up an interview with you.

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